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New Haven man facing impersonating officer, explosive weapon charges

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Nov. 20,, 2023 — On Sunday night, Nov. 19, 2023, the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office took a complaint of someone using police equipment earlier in the night. The complaint prompted to officers to obtain a search warrant for a home on Jim Clark Road. At the home, police […]

November 20th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Jail Logs,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »

Correction: Luxco public hearing on Botland warehouses moved to Dec. 11th

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday, Nov. 19, 2023 — The public hearing regarding Luxco Inc.’s application to build distilled spirits warehouses on 180 acres its owns in the Botland community has been delayed until early December. The original public hearing was set for this Tuesday evening. However, due to the legal requirements for […]

November 19th, 2023 | Posted in Agriculture,Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,County government,News,Politics | Read More »

Higdon: Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate blessings and family with gratitude

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023 — When I think about Thanksgiving, the traditional family gathering for a turkey dinner comes to mind. But this season brings other traditions that also contribute to the fabric of this great state—and nation. Thanksgiving has endured since the time of the Pilgrims. It started […]

November 18th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Historic,Holidays,Letters to the Editor,Opinion,Politics,State government | Read More »

Flaget Hospital hosts third annual ‘Blessing of the Rigs’ for local first responders

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023 — First responders and their emergency response vehicles were the highlight of an event midday Thursday at Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown. Flaget hosted its third-annual “Blessing of the Rigs” on the hospital grounds near the emergency department as a way of letting […]

November 16th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Health,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »

District health department places free Narcan box at First Christian Church

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2023 — The Lincoln Trail District Health Department, in partnership with NelCARE (Nelson County Addiction Response Effort) has placed a naloxone (Narcan) box at the First Christian Church of Bardstown that offers free doses of Narcan. Naloxone — known by the name brand Narcan — is […]

November 15th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,Health,News,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Family honors their son’s memory by funding county’s first Safe Haven Baby Box

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023 — Thanks to the generosity of a Bardstown family and their desire to turn a tragedy into lifesaving action, the city of Bardstown now has a safe place for a mother to give up her baby. Last week, a new Safe Haven baby box was […]

November 11th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,News,Public Safety | Read More »

Groundbreaking marks official start of Mayor’s Park expansion project

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023 — The City of Bardstown held a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday at the corner of North Third Street and Broadway to commemorate the start of the expansion on the Mayor’s Park. Under sunny skies and with shovels at the ready, local officials broke groundon the project […]

November 11th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,Historic,News,Politics | Read More »

Beshear wins statewide, carries county by 187 votes; GOP carries down-ticket races

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023 — Gov. Andy Beshear won a very narrow victory here in Nelson County, winning the county by 187 votes over Republican candidate Daniel Cameron. Voter turnout in Nelson County was fairly heavy at 42.54 percent. Those who took advantage of early voting at […]

November 7th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,News,Politics,State government | Read More »

County to hold public hearing regarding Luxco Botland warehouse project

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023 — Nelson Fiscal Court announced Tuesday morning it will conduct a public hearing at the end of its next fiscal court meeting set for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21st. The meeting will be held a the Nelson County Civic Center in order to […]

November 7th, 2023 | Posted in Agriculture,Bourbon-related,Breaking News,County government,News,Public Safety | Read More »

Legislative update: Remember to honor the valor and dedication of our veterans

By JIMMY HIGDON14th Districct State Senator Sunday, Nov. 5, 2023 — Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on November 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and November 11 became a national holiday in 1938. Unlike Memorial Day, Veterans Day […]

November 5th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Holidays,News,Opinion,Politics,State government | Read More »